Sugar Cookies With Buttercream Frosting

Sugar Cookies With Buttercream Frosting

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Cookie decorating can be a nice family activity.

  • Cookies:
  • 1 1/2 Cups Sifted Powdered Sugar (Sift & Then Measure)
  • 1 Cup Butter (Softened)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Almond Extract
  • 2 1/2 Cups Unbleached Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Cream Of Tartar
  • Buttercream Frosting:
  • 3 3/4 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Butter (Softened)
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 3 To 4 Tablespoons Milk
  1. In large-size bowl cream sugar and butter. Add egg, vanilla, and almond extract. Mix well.
  2. In medium-size bowl combine flour, kosher salt, baking soda, and cream of tartar.
  3. Add flour mixture to butter mixture. Mix until smooth.
  4. Mold dough into a ball and place in plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator 3 hours to overnight.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  6. Remove dough from refrigerator and roll out to 1/4 inch on a floured surface. Cut with cookie cutters and place on a greased or parchment lined baking sheet.
  7. Place in oven 7 to 8 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and cool completely before frosting.
  9. To Make Frosting: In large-size bowl combine all ingredients on low with electric mixer. Beat until creamy. Add additional milk if needed to create a spreadable consistency. Color frosting as desired.
  10. Spread frosting on cookies. Decorate with sprinkles or other decorations if you wish.
  11. NOTE: The cookie dough can be frozen so you can make cookies later.
  12. Makes About 5 Dozen
  13. Prep Time: 60 Minutes Cook Time: 8 Minutes Total Time: 68 Minutes
  14. "Work With What You Got!"
  15. ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2018 All Rights Reserved

Victoria

Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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